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Why does prayer not work for us any better than it currently does? It39;s certainly not because God has no interest in what we have to say. Think about it. We know He is interested in hearing from us because He is the one who came up with this thing... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
I am posting this just three days before Valentines Day. This is the time when love is in the air. The problem with that statement is that people have such twisted definitions of love. Some months ago, a study was done, and according to the results,... read more
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Jesus and a person schooled in biblical law had an interesting conversation. It was in reference to the commandment that we should love our neighbors as we do ourselves. And then the Bible says this quot;But he, willing to justify himself, said unto... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
I make it a habit to render thanksgiving to God daily. But this past weekend, I had a couple of experiences that made me realize how we tend to take many of God39;s blessings for granted. First, I was at an Office Depot in line waiting for my turn... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
You don39;t have to be a Bible scholar to be a Christian. There is no rite of passage into Christianity that requires one to read the Bible. Yet the Bible is one of the most priceless treasures God has given us. He used holy men to pen the same. Why... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
God is not a respecter of persons, but He is a respecter of our relationship with Him. By that I mean the degree of fellowship we enjoy with Him is greatly influenced by our relationship with Him. Those who are passionate toward God tend to experience... read more
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Christmas Day means different things to different people. For Christians in America and many others, the 25th day of December is the day we have set aside to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ our Savior. But what was it like during that first... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
As I write this post, it39;s nearly three weeks before Christmas day. For some strange reason, I thought about the days when I was a church pastor, and we went into the neighborhoods, knocking on doors to share the good news of the gospel. Of... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
Having been preaching for almost 30 years, twelve of which I have been a church pastor, I know a little about churchgoing folks. One thing is that they can be really hard to figure out. For instance, it39;s not uncommon for a person to attend a very... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
Thanksgiving Day, as the name implies, is a national holiday in America during which we ought to give thanks for our many blessings. Millions are doing that around the country today, but mostly they will be eating way more than they should. The fact... read more
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According to a study released by the Pew Research Center earlier this week, 39 percent of Americans say marriage is becoming obsolete, up from 28 percent in 1978. Though, according to the study, the majority of Americans still have a positive view of... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
Our natural tendency is to allow our circumstances to define our attitude. So most of the time, you can tell when a person is going through a difficult test by his change of attitude. I am actually impressed when I am with someone whom I know, and the... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
To make any system work for you, you must first understand how that system works. Similarly, in order for Kingdom principles to work for us, we must first understand how Kingdom principles work. Too often, Christians interact with God based on their... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
In order for God to save us, He has to work an awesome miracle in our life. If you don39;t believe that, just read some of the things the Bible says about our state before we get saved. For instance, the Bible says we were dead in trespasses and... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
Yesterday, I attended a high school football game. It was a highscoring game. Both teams played well, but in the end the underdog team won. Later that day, I thought about the fans in the bleachers. During the game, they cheered their team on, and... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
We have coined the phrase, quot;You are what you eat.quot; Not only does this apply to the natural foods we consume, but also this is true about the spiritual food that we eat. Just because someone attends a Christian church will not guarantee him... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
Sometimes, I hear people talk about the socalled fountain of youth, this legendary spring that if a person were to partake of his youth would be restored. Of course, there is no such place, but the desire to perpetuate our youth lives on. Some people... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
Ah, the fall season is here. I was just taking it all in this weekend as I was outside washing my vehicle. Instead of the hot, muggy weather I had been dealing with the entire summer, the temperatures were now lower, and the air much drier, with a... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
quot;Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path,quot; the Psalmist wrote (Psalm 119105). Reading that verse today, we may not grasp the full impact of what he was saying. During his day, they did not have electrical power and... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
Being an effective parent can seem overwhelming to most parents these days. Through the constant barrage of technological advances that make our children incredibly mobile, their exposure to all kinds of influences via robust social networks, and a... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
I remember the morning of September 11, 2001. The wife of one of my colleagues called to the office where we were working, and told him to turn on the TV. She didn39;t tell him what was going on. So we went to the break room, and turned on the TV read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
The Bible says a lot about the importance of our faith in God. Throughout the Old and New Testaments, people accomplished the humanly impossible through their faith. The eleventh chapter of the book of Hebrews, for instance, tells us of many of... read more
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quot;I would rather see a sermon than hear one any day.quot; In my early days as a Christian, I heard people say that. The point is that for some people, we are the only Bible that they read. They draw their conclusions about Christianity from what... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
When a person is in the market to buy a house, he makes his assessment based on the physical size, the floor plan, the amenities that serve his particular needs, and the like. The truth is that the most important part of the house is hidden from view,... read more
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Frank King @efrank (United States)
These are seriously changing times in which we live. Some of our core values in America are being challenged as being unconstitutional or as violating the civil rights of some of our fellow Americans. Similarly, some of the fundamental teachings of... read more
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